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Address: Chillicothe, OH

The 13 acres of this Hopewell site contain 23 ceremonial mounds.

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Wonderful Day !

We had a wonderful day in the lovely outdoors visiting Mound City. It was awe inspiring and mind boggling to see what our ancestors planned and built with so little mechanical... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Becky D
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a wonderful day in the lovely outdoors visiting Mound City. It was awe inspiring and mind boggling to see what our ancestors planned and built with so little mechanical technology!

Thank Becky D
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a duplicate entry for the Hopewell Cultural National Historic Site. It would be nice if Trip Advisor would merge the two entries.

2 Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Bloomsburg PA
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

One of my favorite places in the world - but heck as a Hopewell archaeologist that makes sense! The shame is that visitors from afar, around the world, know how significant this special place is yet many locals do not...the entire Mound City staff are wonderful and indeed the entire earthwork system managed by the NPS is deserving of a... More 

1 Thank ArchaeologyDoc
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Really great place to visit to add to your understanding of the advanced cultures that were here FIRST. Anyone interested in history and/or Native American cultures SHOULD make it a point to visit this site.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

For anyone that is intrigued on America's foundation and what Native Americans meant to this beautiful nation, I would highly recommend this attraction. Located just outside of Chillicothe, Mound City offers great heritage and insight on 1 of Chillicothe's founding Indians. The Adena and Hopewell Indians were notorious on building geometric structures to represent their chiefs, loved ones and their... More 

Thank GolfisLifeOhio
Chillicothe, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

They offer history of the Native American culture as well as some special offerings through the year (like bird watching). It doesn't take long to visit this attraction.

Thank Jill T
Chillicothe, Ohio
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

If you are into the history of the ancient mound-building natives of Ohio and their cultures, this should be on your 'to do' list!

1 Thank bensmom2016
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

I like to think that I have a good imagination. That's what it takes to enjoy these archaeological pre-european contact sites. If your children (or yourselves) have not read about 'mound builder culture' prior to your visit, you will be underwhelmed.

1 Thank tiphys
Chillicothe, Ohio, United States
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

it is listed also as Hopewell culture historical park, it Is native American burial mounds this is a good place to learn about past native culcure

2 Thank N0lan151
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

great little stop that teaches about the past and a race very little is known about, like why the walls? many sites around like this, kids can get a badge for doing a free adventure and get sworn in :)

3 Thank Val S

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